- Elton John blasts Russia’s anti-gay laws during Moscow concert
- U.N.: Afghanistan slow to enforce law protecting women
- Heart cancels SeaWorld concert after ‘Blackfish’ documentary
- South Carolina sheriff refuses to lower American flag for Nelson Mandela
- South Africans hold day of prayer for Nelson Mandela
- Mandela not on life support in final hours, friend says
- Ukraine protesters topple, decapitate Lenin statue in Kiev
- Kim Jong-un’s uncle removed from North Korean state documentary
- Thailand crisis deepens as opposition quits Parliament
- Campbell Soup apologizes for SpaghettiOs’ Pearl Harbor tweet
By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jeff Francoeur
The Texas Rangers made a quick big splash when they acquired right-handed Matt Garza.
Capsules of American League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Jeff Francoeur is smiling in the Kansas City Royals' clubhouse. He is always flashing a smile.
Jeff Francoeur was a Sports Illustrated cover boy on the Aug. 29, 2005 issue, billed as "The Natural" while a rookie with the Atlanta Braves.
The Kansas City Royals will open next season with a completely new outfield.
Jeff Francoeur started last season with the New York Mets and wound up in the World Series with the Texas Rangers.
Ace left-hander Cliff Lee will be followed in the Texas Rangers' rotation at the World Series by C.J. Wilson, Colby Lewis and Tommy Hunter.
A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants:
A look at the best-of-seven American League championship series between the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers:
The first-place Texas Rangers acquired outfielder Jeff Francoeur for their playoff push Tuesday night, just hours before the deadline for players to be eligible for the postseason roster.
New York Mets outfielder Jeff Francoeur says he's been traded to the Texas Rangers.
The first-place Texas Rangers acquired New York outfielder Jeff Francoeur for their playoff push Tuesday night, just hours before the deadline for players to be eligible for the postseason roster.
The first-place Texas Rangers have acquired outfielder Jeff Francoeur for their playoff push.
Francisco Rodriguez was suspended for two days by the Mets on Thursday, a day after police said the star pitcher grabbed his father-in-law from a Citi Field family lounge, struck him in the face and banged his head against the wall.
Suspended Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was released without bail Thursday and ordered to stay away from his girlfriend's father, whom he is accused of attacking outside a family lounge at Citi Field.
"For me, I'll never say I got too much too fast," he said.
"I think I've learned when I'm skinner I'm better, I'm quicker to the ball," Francoeur said.